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news now. >>> reports out of chicago say lawyers for congressman jesse jackson jr. are in the midst of negotiating a possible plea deal with the justice department. the feds are reportedly focusing on whether or not jackson used campaign money to renovate the family home in washington, fly a mistress to chicago and buy a $40,000 rolex for a female acquaintance. his office says jackson is being treated for bipolar disorder at mayo clinic. despite his absence for the last five months from public view, jackson was reelected this week. he got 63% of the vote. >>> there is new information coming in about the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. in turning in his resignation letter, president us where admitted he'd had an extramarital a -- petraeus admitted he'd had an extramarital affair according to the associated press. it's not clear what the fbi was looking for or when it discovered the affair or when the affair even happened. petraeus has been married 37 years, though, and he issued a statement today calling the affair a case of extremely poor judgment and unacceptable
campaigned. illinois representative jesse jackson jr., he never so much as shook a constituent's hand or even gave a speech but he won in a near landslide with 64% of the vote. >> more on what might be ahead for jackson next. he could be in the midst of a plea deal. we'll find out about the mysterious case of jesse jackson jr. this is cbs "this morning saturday." >>> if you didn't watch all the election coverage on tuesday night this gives you and idea of how it went and it's very cool. >> it is a kind of a time laps political art piece that was posted online showing how red and blue america was assembled as cbs and other news organizations made the calls. you all know how it ended. >> yes, indeed. welcome to cbs "this morning saturday" i'm anthony mason. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. >> no one was surprised that president obama won his home state in illinois but another race in the second congressional district was most unusual. u.s. representative jesse jackson jr. easily won re-election even though he never campaigned at all. >> jesse jackson jr. has been on a medical le
. for cbs "this morning" elaine quijano, new york. >> illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. may about to resign days after being re-elected. our be chicago station reports jackson is negotiating a plea deal. he's accused of misusing campaign funds and jackson would have to give up his seat and may have to go to prison. >> reporter: sightings of jackson once a rising star of the democratic party have been rare since he began treatment for a bipolar disorder back in june. a photo with a colleague at the mayo clinic. individual offhim dloegs blinds after spotting a cameraman. while the congressman splits his time between his washington, d.c. home and mayo in minnesota, high powered defense attorney dan webb a former top prosecutor himself has been the point person for jackson in talks with the justice department. negotiating a deal that would include jackson resigning for health reasons, pleading guilty to charges involving misuse of campaign funds and paying back contributions that were converted to personal use such as home furnishings, improper travel and gifts. at least some jail tim
leave for months, congressman jesse jackson, jr. appears on the verge of making a deal with federal prosecutors. well very more on that when we come back. >>> just about 5:09 on this monday morning. veterans day here, the legal veterans day. yesterday was actually veterans day, but today many of us are off. here's your weather. we'll start off with sunshine. clouds will thicken up as you go throughout the day. look foe high -- for highs mid- to upper 60s. probably won't get to 70 because of the cloud cover but a lot warmer than what's coming for the rest of the week. here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> accident cleanup continues on the southbound side of 395 along the right side just out of this camera shot. not affecting traffic. no hov restrictions heading up to the 14th street bridge. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:16. >>> the piths are unbelieve -- the pictures are unbelievable. authorities in indianapolis say dozens of homes will basically have to be torn down after a huge explosion. they still don't know what caused it at this point. the blast did kill two people an
who died last year. >> jesse jackson may be negotiating a plea deal with the justice department that would force him to resign from office. he's under investigation for allegedly misusing campaign funds. he served in congress for 17 years and easily won re-election to another term last week. jackson has been treated at the mayo clinic in minnesota since june for bipolar disorder and depression. >>> the winner at the weekend box office was bond, james bond. at more than $87 million in ticket sales. and then "ralph" was second and "flight" came in third. and the blue dress that judy garland wore in "wizard of oz" sold at auction. it was part of a two day auction of hollywood items in beverly hills over the weekend. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news". [ female announcer ] nothing leaves you feeling cleaner and fresher than the cottonelle care routine. try it. then name it. but what about your wrinkles? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. so ditch the brown bag for som
their parents and onlookers to a flash mob version of yup, the thriller dance, michael jackson and all that. school officials say it was a great opportunity for students to learn about the connections of dance, music, theater and film. >>> in tonight's health alert our waistlines are growing worldwide and our pets are packing on the pounds as well. an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in this country are overweight or even obese, but over in britain pet owners are fighting back. reporter monica viamezar report from london. >> reporter: 7-year-old jack was out of breath and overweight. the super sized spaniel was so big he could barely move when mack and rose welsh adopted him. >> he couldn't close his legs at all. they were that wide apart. >> reporter: so they signed up their dog who they nicknamed jumbo jack for britain's fitness club. with more than 1/3 of dogs obese or overweight in england the group is helping pets transform their bodies as part of a six month fitness program. doctors say just like people obese pets are more likely to have heart problems are diabetes and other complicat
. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. who was reelected despite not campaigning will step down and be replaced possibly by his wife or brother. >>> i
jackson. dental records and dna will be used to confirm the victim's identity. >>> four deaths are blamed on severe flooding in italy. heavy rains led to rivers overflowing in central italy. northern italy had also been hit hard. >>> cbs moneywatch time now on a wednesday morning. strikes across europe today and thanksgiving travellers will have plenty of company. ashley morrison has more. >> reporter: police in spain arrested 30 people as another general strike gets under way. workers in spain and portugal walked off the job in protests of austerity measures. the strike prevents travel by train and air as well as closed down schools. protests are also planned in italy, greece, france and belgium. asian stocks got a lift after greece had a sale of short term treasury bills on tuesday. tokyo's nikkei broke a seven day losing streak while the hang seng gained 1%. investors jitters over the fiscal cliff in the u.s. and economic turmoil in europe sent wall street lower. the dow closed at 58 points while the nasdaq fell 20 points. millions of shares of facebook could be looking for an investor
estimate the wait time was four hours at its peak. greg jackson works at the poll and was the last person in line when the clock struck 7:00 p.m. >> compared to 2008, there's a lot of people here for this precinct. >> reporter: officials say 5,000 people are registered to vote here. they set up six electronic voting machines, but clearly that isn't enough. in virginia they must have one machine for every 750 people. an election official who spoke to me on background only tells us a lack of resources and an overwhelming turnout led to the unprecedented long lines. >> i've been voting 20 years and never missed an election. i wasn't going to miss this one because some bureaucrat screwed up. >> reporter: despite efforts to keep everyone in line comfortable many ditched the wait and went home. those who toughed it out. >> it was worth it. >> reporter: an election official i spoke to on background says they had six voting machines here, but could have used 8 or 10 and that would have avoided the long wait. the last vote cast ten minutes ago. ken molestina, 9 news now. >> also critical issues ma
." >> peter jackson, the director first of his three hobbit movies from j.r.tolkien. this has a lot of technical advances. a lot of the same cast and crew from lord of the rings movies. last one won a lot of oscars. >> this one fans are telling us they are the most they are excited to see and one going to make the most money. hard core fans will love it because peter jackson doing what he does best. >> next up is -- >> "the impossible" which is about the 2004 indian tsunami. >> a story of an actual family caught in the tsunami and how they tried to survive. i won't say anything more than that. it's one of those movies that you can't help but put yourself in the situation and imagine how you would fare. it's tough watch. the tsunami scenes are so unrealistic. it's unbelievable. the director used effects and real water to achieve it. >> "titanic" sort of did the same thing where you wonder what would i have done i would have been the helpful person on board the boat while sinking or gone on the lifeboat without saving lives. >> it's a by the grace of god go i. >> "l
though that i really think that i like what rob jackson has done. that's still a bad loss. they might get brandon merryweather back this week -- merriweather back this week. let's talk about the coaching. some good, some bad, what do you think? >> i will give it a c because i like what they have done on offense and i hate what they have done on defense and specialteams has been that much better. as you can see it's right in the middle of very average. the two teams have not been so special. just down right ugly. first the experiment was awful. >> yeah. >> there is not much more that you could say about that losing the games down in tampa as they have given up two blocked punts. you cannot do that to cost them a touchdown in new orleans and then on the return side, what is he doing back there? and he does not go east to west. you need to go north to west and no points from special teams this year on the kick off returns or the punt returns. i would give them a d. they were still joking in the beginning. and the road scholar right here. we'll see them. back to you. >> thank you, gentleman.
of action and solidarity. >> "chicago tribune" says congressman jesse jackson has left the mayo clinic. he's being treated for bipolar disorder while authorities investigate allegations he misused campaign funds. >> facebook stock could take a dive. 800 million shares could be sold today for the first time since the company went public six months ago. >>> the often american statesman said a petition calling for texas to secede from the united states has become a minor internet sensation. as of last night it's collected more than 83,000 signatures. the petition was created on a white house website. >>> and the australian newspaper looks at this morning's total eclipse of the sun. it was seen over northern australia. witnesses say insects and birds went very quiet as day turned into night for two minutes. >>> on t >>> this national weather report sponsored by target. dream big, save bigger. >>> the pentagon sex scandal grows and the white house faces questions in the benghazi, libya attack, an issue that could trip up a potential secretary of state. we'll talk about all of that this morning
's hartsfield-jackson airport. good morning. >> reporter: the air industry has learned from past weather disasters. we asked delta airlines for a backstage tour of its operations and emergency plan. when the delta flight from richmond landed in new york thursday, laguardia was back in business after a three-day hurricane shutdown. the next 14 flights to shut down here were all delta's, too, made possible because of the people in this room, 900 miles south of atlanta. >> this is where we control the entire main line operation of delta. >> reporter: dave holtz, a 33-year delta operations, controls the occ. it's massive. about the size of a football field. 650 employees around the clock control delta's daily flights. a week ago holtz and his team began phasing in delta's emergency response. three days before sandy made landfall. >> that's the key to us here. that's the part the customer doesn't see. a part a lot of folks in our field don't necessarily see, how we're getting all those dominos all set up, so when we take them down, it's orderly, we know where they're going and it's clean. >>
winfrey an, jesse jackson. you're talking earlier you're talk img this coalition, this new coalition in the democratic party. i think it says something not just to the republican party but perhaps the rest of america. i was talking earlier to mark who is the head of the urban league, he made the point of this coalition is becoming more mature. we talk about this coalition as young voters of women of minorities, african americans and hispanics. he makes a point, not only simply the republican party takes notice but perhaps the rest of america, corporate america could take some notice that america is changing. and perhaps not just the republican party but other organizations need to look at diversity in a different bay because yo --in different way. you see from this audience they won a tough race. they are relieved of this. there seems to be an expectation of this crowd that this is the direction america is going in. there's a level of confidence you see in this crowd in chicago that four years ago was just excitement that they won. the second time it happens people think okay we're o
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